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Challenge of Ideas, The Pt. 2 of 3

Reel Number: 221198-02

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1961

Country: USA,USSR


TC Begins: 01:09:22

TC Ends: 01:18:45

Duration: 00:09:23

The Challenge of Ideas (1961) Pt. 2 of 3 01:09:22 John Wayne “...man as a responsible human being...the American way.” Library, voting, auction w/ auctioneer calling, hogs & pigs. 01:10:00 Edward R. Murrow talks of USSR & Communism. Khruschev reviewing troops. Animation of people on assembly lines. State running business, social life. What we oppose is the aggressive nature... Good 50’s weapons. Murrow introduces Hansen Baldwin (?) as expert on Cold War. 01:11:05 “I have here policy statements of each of our services in the contest we are engaged in w/ the Communists...” goes to map w/ USA dominated as white; communist dominated as black. Some grey. Nasser speaking in CU & other quick street scenes. ...exploit passions that smoulder there... 01:13:07 GI having picture taken on church steps, asks local to be in picture. People watch & smiles. 01:14:23 Turning globe w/ Murrow describing political actions of Communists. Success they’ve had in expanding between 1945 & 1954. Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia in 1947. Funeral of leader, voting in “rigged” election. Military occupation turning states into puppets. 01:15:53 China & tanks fighting; artillery firing. Chinese army marching, Mao on stand. Tanks firing in park, street fighting, rooftop fighting, burning books in streets; 1953 East Germany, 1956 Poland & Hungary, Tibet in 1959 (not seen). Fighting in French streets. 01:17:10 Globe & Economic Method. CU Frank McGee typing at desk & talks of Soviets attempting to “bury us”. Factories, steel mill, auto assembly line & appliances. Shipping. Khrushchev in foreign country. USSR meeting w/ Castro in Cuba. continued... Cold War Propaganda; Patriotism; Cliches; Pride; Celebrities; Economics; Foreign Aid; Communists; Free World; Anti-Communism

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